Slim Bechikh received the B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., and Habilitation degrees in Computer Science with Management from the University of Tunis (ISG-campus), Tunis, Tunisia, in 2006, 2008, 2013, and 2015, respectively. He is currently Associate Professor with the University of Carthage (FSEGN-campus), Nabeul, Tunisia. He is also a Research Director with the SMART laboratory. He published over 60 research papers in refereed international journals, conference proceedings, and book series. His current research interests include evolutionary optimization, machine learning, and business analytics. Dr. Bechikh was the recipient of the Best Paper Award of the ACM SAC-2010 in Switzerland among 364 candidates. He is a Reviewer for several international journals such as the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON EVOLUTIONARY COMPUTATION and the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CYBERNETICS in addition to several conferences such as the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation and the ACM Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference. Further details about his research activities could be found at: https://sites.google.com/site/slimbechikh/home.